|PLASTIC - Aaron Wolf Baum, Ph.D.|
PLASTIC (Originally entitled, "PLASTIC: A Trip Through The Membrane") was originally performed at The LAB in San Francisco in October 2002. The piece is a techno-fetish ritual exploring the consequences of security, driven by the events of 9/11/2001 and the American psychic response to the disaster. Entering audience members were subjected to a security checkpoint at which they were scanned and probed by the Nurse character, after which they were allowed to pass through the Membrane leading to t...
Keywords: security; 911; Butoh dance; WTC; allegory; Surgeon General; Foreign Body; terror; projection; Butoh; World Trade Center; wrap; membrane; September 11